Laika, the studio behind Coraline, show us their process for animating the living dead in their upcoming original stop-motion feature, ParaNorman.
ParaNorman tells the story of Norman Babcock, a young outcast in the town of Blithe Hollow who has the ability to see and hear ghosts. He’ll have to use his special ability to save his town from a witch’s curse that puts his town under assault by the living dead. The Laika Studios film is directed by Chris Butler and Sam Fell from a script by Fell and Butler. Stars Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. (Read all about the cast’s voice inspirations at MTV Movies!)
ParaNorman will be in theaters August 17th.